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‘The Righteous Gemstones’: Put Your Faith in Danny McBride, John Goodman and Adam Devine [TEASER]

HBO is finding some of that “old-time (shady) religion” with upcoming comedy series The Righteous Gemstones, starring Danny McBride (Halloween, Vice Principals), John Goodman (The Big Lebowski, The Connors), Edi Patterson (The Last O.G., We Bare Bears), and Adam Devine (Modern Family, Workaholics). To keep their viewing congregation faithful, the cable giant has released the first official teaser for the project (which you can check […]

‘Preacher’ Season 4: Sweet Baby Humperdoo! Tyson Ritter Promoted to Series Regular

AMC didn’t need Genesis’ influence to make this decision, with the network announcing on Thursday that Preacher is promoting actor/musician Tyson Ritter to series regular when the series returns later this year for its fourth season. The frontman for The All American Rejects will reprise his dual role of Jesus Christ and modern messiah-wannabe Humperdoo, […]

Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!: A Night of Heavenly Highlights

Giving amazing credit where amazing credit is due, NBC‘s live broadcast production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber‘s Jesus Christ Superstar was an evening filled with some truly amazing musical moments – too many to narrow down to just one or two. So instead, we’re giving you a “one-stop-shopping” post for all of our […]

Swedish Rock Singer Erik Grönwall Performs Simon Zealotes from NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!

With Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber‘s Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert! only mere hours away from its small screen bow, NBC has released a new video of Swedish hard rock/heavy metal singer-songwriter Erik Grönwall (Simon Zealotes) joining 400 Choir! Choir! Choir! singers for a truly captivating rendition of ‘Simon Zealotes’: https://youtu.be/6kp37u6_Odw Grönwall joins a Jesus […]

Preview John Legend’s ‘Gethsemane,’ Sara Bareilles’ ‘Everything’s Alright’ from NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!

With Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber‘s Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert! raising the curtain before a live viewing audience tonight, NBC has released two lyric video teasers (is that a first?) for the production. In the first, John Legend (Jesus Christ) performs a soulful rendition of “Gethsemane;” and in the second, Sara Bareilles‘ (Mary Magdalene) version of […]


Hamilton’s Brandon Victor Dixon Previews NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!

With NBC‘s Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert! set to bow before a live viewing audience this Easter Sunday, the network’s released a small tease of what viewers can expect Sunday night in the form of Hamilton‘s Brandon Victor Dixon‘s (Judas) joining 400 singers from Choir! Choir! Choir! for an amazingly uplifting performance. Dixon joins a line-up […]

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Hamilton’s Brandon Victor Dixon Cast in NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar

With what’s apparently a good day for Hamilton alumni casting news, Tony Award winner Brandon Victor Dixon has been cast as Judas in NBC‘s upcoming live performance broadcast of Jesus Christ Superstar. The network also announced several other additions to the cast of Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!, including: Ben Daniels as Pontius Pilate, Norm Lewis […]

NBC Releases New Promo for Jesus Christ Superstar Live

NBC took advantage of the more than a few million eyeballs glued to last night’s Golden Globes to “bless” viewers with the first official promo for their next live musical broadcast, Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!. Because the event is live, there’s obviously no footage to tease but the promo leans heavily on the […]

Singer Sara Bareilles Converts to NBC’s Live ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’

NBC’s  Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert! continues to gather “disciples” ahead of its Easter 2018 broadcast, adding platinum-selling singer/songwriter Sara Bareilles as Mary Magdalene to a line-up that currently includes singer John Legend as Jesus and rock star Alice Cooper as King Herod. “We’re overjoyed to have Sara Bareilles play Mary Magdalene and I can guarantee […]

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The Weekly Static S01E19: Cool Toys, a Legendary Jesus and XFL v2.0

So it’s time for Father Christmas to give us some money, ’cause we don’t mess around with those silly toys. We’ll beat him up if he don’t hand it over. We want his cash so don’t make us annoyed, but he can give all the toys to…The Weekly Static! Because it’s not really the holidays […]

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John Legend to Play Jesus in NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar Live

Whether or not it was the Power of Christ that compelled them to do it, NBC is elevating Grammy Award-winning musician John Legend (La La Land, Underground) to “Son of God” status as Jesus Christ in the network’s upcoming live musical remake of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar Live […]